Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the effect, good or bad, of the air
inside a structure, on its occupants.
is the quality of air which has no unwanted gases or particles in it at
concentrations which will adversely affect someone.
occurs when gases or particles are present at an excessive concentration
so as to affect the satisfaction or health of occupants.
|Temperature: Too hot or too cold. Effects energy
costs and comfort.
Relative Humidity: Too dry or too damp.
|Excessive RH encourages growth of molds, mildew, fungi,
bacteria, and dust mites which can release toxic substances.
Low RH can increase the likelihood of asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis,
and nose bleeds. Skin and eye irritations, static electricity, based on
temperature can make the air feel colder.